Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Jean

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6582

\ jēn\ n [short for jean fustian, fr. ME Gene Genoa, Italy + fustian] (1577) Cotton twill fabric, similar to denim, but lighter and finer, in a 2/1 weave for sportswear and linings. (Fairchild's dictionary of textiles. Tortora PG (ed). Fairchild Books, New York, 1997).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA